|Color||By definition,chrysoberyl must be in the hues of red and green to be called alexandrite.|
|Crystal Habit||Tabular, pseudo-hexagonal|
|Crystal System|| Orthorhombic|
|Cleavage||Good in one direction, imperfect in another|
|Hardness||8.5 Mohs scale|
|Luster||Vitreous to Greasy|
|Transparency||Transparent to nearly opaque|
|Specific gravity||3.70 - 3.72 |
|Refractive index|| 1.744 - 1.755 |
Chrysoberyl is also known as the cats
eye gems stone. It was first discovered by a well known geologist known as
" Abraham Gottlob Werner" in 1789.This gemstone has the property of
chatoyancy which means this gemstone has the ability to reflect light in such a
way that it seems to be the slit eye of a cat. This gemstone is very tough,
hard, and durable in nature. So identifying the real gemstone is not very much
tough in this case. It is available in the market in various colours like green,
brown, orange and yellow. There is several health as well as psychological
benefits associated with this gemstone.
Health Benefits of Chrysoberyl:-
It is very much beneficial for
healing the disorders of kidneys, liver, and pancreas. These stone is very
helpful in relieving the mind from stress and tension. The blood pressure level
is kept in control if any person wears this gemstone. It helps to maintain the
peace of mind. It also increases the mental acumen of an individual. In most
cases it has been found that the negative thoughts of an individual are gone
when they wear these stone as it radiates positive vibes in the mind of an
Psychological benefits of
There are various psychological
benefits of this gem stone which are responsible in making a person to lead a
happy and prosperous life. This gemstone is solely responsible for increasing
confidence of an individual. It enhances the communication skill of a person.
In many cases it heals the mind from negativity. Many of the astrologers today
believe that this gemstone is responsible for bringing good luck in ones life.
It helps to stabilize the emotion of an individual.
Basically this gemstone is very much
beneficial for the persons whose zodiac sign is Capricorn, Taurus, and Aries.